The petitioners failed to raise the two thirds majority required for a censure motion against the Speaker to be carried put the matter to vote with each side scoring 16 votes after one vote was invalidated.
Businesses from three Nordic countries of Denmark, Norway and Sweden under their umbrella body, the Nordic Business Association of Uganda, complained of lack of transparency and inconsistencies in imposition of taxes and communication of new tax proposals.
Before kicking out the minister, Migadde told him that he was also being investigated for his role in the sale of Nakivubo Stadium and East Kololo Primary School land after he was implicated by some witnesses.
Uganda has not utilized its geothermal energy potential because of high exploration and investments costs. The costs may soon go down with a new tool launched to help countries investigate their geothermal potential.
However, Julius Mukunda, the National Coordinator Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group argues that taxing essential products such as fuel and commuter taxis would increase the poverty levels amongst Ugandans.